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  • Great news! Iraq democracy working like a champ!

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...061401828.html
    The cat spread its wings and flew high into the air, hovering to keep pace with them as they moved cautiously toward the city. Then, as they climbed over the rubble of what had once been a gateway and began to make their way through piles of weed-grown masonry, the cat flew to the squat building with the yellow dome upon its roof. It flew twice around the dome and then came back to settle on Jhary's shoulder. - The King of the Swords

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    Ah, yes. The Gitmo System. Gitmo Democracy, Gitmo votes, Gitmo out of life...
    Miqque
    ... just another sailor on the seas of Fate, dogpaddling desperately ...

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      Iraqi defense officials have embezzled $1.27 billion

      It appears the Iraqi government is acting more like the Bush Administration than we could have ever imagined!

      Originally posted by The World Tribune
      Iraq has depleted its defense procurement budget due to widespread corruption, torpedoing plans to end the military's dependence on the United States.

      An official Iraqi audit said $1.27 billion allocated by the Defense Ministry for military procurement in 2005 was embezzled by officials and suppliers. In a report completed in May, the Board of Supreme Audit blamed the theft on U.S.-appointed senior Defense Ministry officials, including a former defense minister...

      "There have been many violations of the bidding process..." Hadi Al Amiri, chairman of parliament's Integrity Committee, said. "Many bids were improperly conducted and awarded by ministers without any input from committees established to assess the bids."

      About $500 million of the embezzled funds were spent through three front companies that received kickbacks...
      It would seem Bush is teaching them something afterall!

      SOURCE: http://www.worldtribune.com/worldtri...680555557.html
      "Wounds are all I'm made of. Did I hear you say that this is victory?"
      --Michael Moorcock, Veteran of the Psychic Wars

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